Henry Morgenthau, Jr. Papers. 1866 - 1960. Elinor Morgenthau's Papers
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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...
Elinor Morgenthau (b. February 19, 1892-d. September 21, 1949) was born in New York City to of Lisette Lehman and Morris Fatman. Her granddfather was Mayer Lehman, a co-founder of Lehman Brother. She graduated from Vassar College with a degree in theater in 1913 and taught acting at the Henry Street Settlement. She married Henry Morgenthau, Jr. in 1915 and settled in Dutchess County, New York where her husband became involved in local politics and operated a farm which they named Fishkill Farms....